Atul Madan

Bariatric Surgeon
Rating: 5.0 out of 5 with 49 ratings

Atul Madan Bariatric Surgeon M.D.

6 yr Experience

6 yr in Bariatrics

6 yr in Laparoscopic Surgery

6 yr in Laparoscopic Bariatrics

80% Practice is Bariatrics

Min Age of Patient is 12

Max Age of Patient is 75


  • About Me
    Dr. Madan is a Diplomate of the American Board of SurgeryAtul K. Madan, MD is a world-renowned expert in laparoscopic and bariatric programs. He is a Board Certified surgeon with over a decade of experience in caring for bariatric surgery patients. Dr. Madan started his career in Memphis where he performed the first laparoscopic gastric bypass in that city. He served as the Chief of Minimally Invasive Surgery Section at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In addition, he has performed the first laparoscopic gastric bypass in a liver transplant patient in the world. Dr. Madan initiated, directed, and obtained funding for the Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship. He has published over 175 articles. Dr. Madan has performed over 3,000 laparoscopic gastric bypass procedures in his career. He has performed many revisional bariatric procedures and was one of the first to offer an endoscopic treatment (a procedure without any incisions) for weight regain after open and laparoscopic gastric bypass. He has been the Chief of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery Division as well as the Director of the Center of Excellence for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Miami. There he also initiated, directed, and obtained funding for the Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship. Dr. Madan is a member of all of the important laparoscopic and bariatric societies including American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. His national expertise was recognized by each society as he has been asked to serve on various committees of these societies. Furthermore, Dr. Madan has received multiple awards in his career including the SAGES Young Investigator Award. Many of his presentations have received honors and awards at the International Federation of Societies for Obesity, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and Association of Association of Cancer Education. Not only is he considered an expert in bariatric surgery, but also in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band and laparoscopic revisional bariatric surgery in patients who are having issues with the current bariatric surgery. He has written multiple book chapters, one of which includes his video of how to perform a laparoscopic gastric adjustable banding. He has given talks all over the United States as well as in Mexico, South America, India, Europe, Australia, and Japan. TRAINING Undergraduate Degree – Lehigh University(Minor in Religious Studies, Dean’s List, High Honors, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma) Medical School – Drexel University College of Medicine(Outstanding Community Service Award, Medical Humanities Scholar Award, Excellence in Community & Preventative Medicine Award, Excellence in Medical Humanities Award) General Surgery Residency – Tulane University School of Medicine(Resident Research Award, Teaching Award, Clinical Research Award) Minimally Invasive Surgery & Bariatric Surgery Fellowship – Rush University Medical Center(Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery) PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCES Minimally Invasive Surgery Section Chief – The University of Tennessee Health Science Center(Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program Director, Bariatric Program Director) Training Center Director – Center of Excellence for Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Laparoendoscopic & Bariatric Surgery Division Chief – University of Miami Health System(Bariatric Surgery Program Medical Director) COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric SurgeryAssociation of Academic Surgery BESTOWED FELLOWSHIPS American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric SurgeryAmerican College of NutritionAmerican College of Surgeons PATIENT & OTHER AWARDS 2013 Patients’ Choice AwardMost Compassionate Doctor, 2012American Medical Association, Physician’s Recognition Award EXPERTISE RESEARCH Referenced in over 4,500 scientific publicationsReferenced in over 250 textbooksReferenced in guidelines of national organizations and societies (American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, The Endocrine Society, Obesity Society)Referenced in best practice guidelinesReferenced in bariatric coverage decision policies by insurers (Independence Blue Cross, AmeriHealth)Referenced by online informational websites (WebMD, Wikipedia
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  • Latest Reviews See all 49 reviews
    avatar newlife298 on Feb. 18, 2013

    I am getting the Lap Band surgery done in June of this year and I can say with confidence that I'm not nervous or anxious at all because of Dr. Madan. He thoroughly explained everything to me and assured me that I could call More...

    avatar dillon_89 on Feb. 12, 2013

    Dr. Madan has been my surgeon for a while now. I initially found him for a consultation for my Lap Band surgery and he was very helpful and to this day he is a major part of the reason I am still healthy and kicking More...

    avatar kmbappi on Feb. 8, 2013

    It's really a great feeling reviewing Dr. Madan. Who is my Surgeon from a long since. I believe that any one can trust on him. He is the best ever on what he does!!

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